Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Thursday, March 18, 2021

It's 58 degrees in Dalton today. Here's the news—

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The Costly Future of Coastal Towns

New York Times (Tweet)

A North Carolina community risks washing away, and solutions don’t come cheap. It very likely offers a glimpse of things to come.

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Looking for Climate Solutions? Protect More Ocean, Researchers Find.

Catrin Einhorn, New York Times (Tweet)

Among the surprising findings in a new paper on marine ecosystems: Trawling releases as much planet-warming carbon each year as global aviation.

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From Amazon To FedEx, The Delivery Truck Is Going Electric

Camila Domonoske, NPR (Tweet)

It's not just passenger cars: Delivery companies are updating their vans and trucks with electric models as they look to save on fuel and cut maintenance costs.

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Could climate change kill snow industries?

CBS News (Tweet)

The harsh winter has been a boon to a number of ski resorts, but a controversial new book says the ski industry is doomed and climatologists warn that disappearing snow pack globally may wreak havoc on the booming industry.

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U.N. panel ends the use of Greek names for Atlantic hurricanes, retires deadly 2020 storms

Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which was the busiest on record, will be the last to use the Greek alphabet, a committee convened by the World Meteorological Organization decided.

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H.R. 1 Is About Climate, Too

Bill McKibben, New Yorker (Tweet)

The For the People Act says nothing about carbon emissions or solar panels, but it’s still the most important piece of climate legislation today.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.